Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Burn

Yesterday Renee and I went up the ZigZag path to look for Cape Rock Jumpers.  We did not find any, but managed to take a good panorama of the burnt mountain and the beautiful fynbos in the foreground and to … Continue reading

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Fynbos and Fire

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Last evening BotSoc and OCF presented an evening of talks around the recent fires and their effect on our fynbos.  Pat Miller, Anina Lee and Giorgio Lombardi talked about recovery of the local flora, Restios and…

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Hot off the Fire Press

During the coming year members of the Hermanus Botanical Society monitoring the regrowth in the Fernkloof burn will post photos and snippets of information on to the blog. Post-fire photos are most welcome from any other member who is inspired … Continue reading

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‘Beauty after the ashes’

The Fire lilies, Cyrtanthus ventricosus, and the pink flowers of the pretty Mairia coriacea are only ever seen after fire. The Fire lilies have flowered already and are turning to seed. The Mairia are flowering now, little pink splashes of … Continue reading

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